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Castle, Barbara

Line breaks: Bar|bara Cas¦tle
Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːs(ə)l
 
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Definition of Castle, Barbara in English:

(Anne), Baroness Castle of Blackburn ( 1910–2002), British Labour politician. As Minister of Transport (1965-8) she introduced the 70 mph speed limit and the breathalyser test.

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